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Havan at 500 – a city in four potraits

Half a century since its founding by Spanish colonists, the Cuban capital Havana has become a byword for Latin American romance and revolutionary nostalgia. As...

Climate worry driving ‘cli-fi’ boom

Imagine a world where storms inundate coastal megacities, entire species become extinct in the blink of an eye, and conflicts are fought over dwindling...

Bierhoff hopes ‘power football’ by Germany can boost home crowds

BERLIN: Oliver Bierhoff says Germany want to brush aside minnows Belarus with a display of “power football” in their bid to wrap up Euro...

Russia snub new Adidas shirts with upside-down flag

MOSCOW: Russia’s football authorities said Wednesday the national team will not be wearing new Adidas-designed shirts in upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers after some pointed out...

UAE’s first astronaut urges climate protection on Earth

Wearing a blue space suit with a UAE flag on one sleeve and a spaceship on the other, the first Emirati astronaut said Tuesday...

Vietnam deer rediscovered after nearly 30 years

A very rare species of small, deer-like animal thought to be on the verge of extinction has been spotted in the northwestern jungle of...

National parks a boost to mental health worth trillions

Spending time outdoors is long understood to offer mental health perks, including reduced stress, improved sleep and enhanced cognition. But these public spaces might also...

Diabetes fears: Indonesians quitting ‘rice addiction’

Indonesian Mirnawati once ate rice with every meal, but its link to diabetes convinced her to join a growing movement to quit a staple...

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Consider govt residential homes for the intellectually disabled

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